Preparations for this year’s FLOSS meet in Bangalore is well under way. The working title is still LB2005 (Linux/Bangalore 2005) but the name will be changed to something more suitable. As Chitnis mentions, the idea is to promote FLOSS in general, including FLOSS on Windows and proprietary software on Linux. If you want to findContinue reading “LB2005”
The open source community is rejoicing ever since Europe rejected software patents … which leads me to the question, what’s the situation in India? I came across the following pages: ArsTechnica on “India rejects software patents” Stallman speaking at Government Model Engineering College CPI(M) on Patents So, India does not have software patents (as ofContinue reading “What about software patents in India?”
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The Italian translation of my book ‘A Byte of Python’ is now available online at http://www.gentoo.it/Programmazione/byteofpython. Thanks to Enrico Morelli and Massimo Lucci for volunteering this translation :) More info about them: Massimo Lucci and Enrico Morelli, we are working at the University of Florence (Italy) – Chemistry Department. I (Massimo) as service engineer andContinue reading “Italian Bytes of Python”
Read Amit Varma’s latest blog mela.
On July 1st of 2004 i.e. last year, I turned from an intern to a full-time employee at Yahoo!. Wait a minute, one whole year is already over! OMG! Hmm. A while ago, there was an internal discussion on why people have worked at Y! for years and years and still stick around. So, IContinue reading “It’s been a year”
Avinash was very busy in the past weeks and was all excited the past couple of days. Why? Yahoo! Map API was released and he worked on it. He’s also written a neat demo for it. The finale before the release was quite interesting… because Google also released its maps API – a difference ofContinue reading “Where’s Aathitude?”